Feb 2nd: Groundhog Day

Groundhog day is a charming example of the continuation of inane yet adorably entertaining traditions. Today a large rodent, known by the name Punxsutawney Phil, in an obscure American town, Punxsutawney, is being held up by men in cylinder hats. This giant gerbil will predict whether the weather will continue powdered with snowflakes or with […]

Day of Dolphins

11. December    Today was the day me, CC and Hayzybobzykins went for the “Swimming with Dolphins”-excursion at the island-complex Bay of Islands, leaving from Russell. Max. 35 people on the boat, three hours. There was a 98% chance of us seeing dolphins, said Billy and Tommy on the boat, but we definitely don’t get […]

Day 10: A Nice day in Nice FEAT. MONACO

Even though muffins/croissants/pain au chocolats are a tasty breakfast, they’re not exactly filling, but it’s difficult to find anything else in France if you eat out. But, not in Nice! During our morning walk we discovered numerous cafés that did ‘English breakfasts’, which meant: omelettes. So indulged in a relatively scrumptious ‘English breakfast’ in the […]